Category Archives: Financial Crisis

Saving the Sun

This is a good read and a very informative book, one of the best on Japan. It is relevant for three reasons: (1) as an account of Japanese bank-based capitalism, which contrasts institutionally with American market capitalism; (2) as a … Continue reading

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The Big Short

Michael Lewis’ story of the sub-prime crisis, and how it was played successfully by a few contrarians, is an Instant Classic — and a great read. Do not miss this one!

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The Greatest Trade Ever

This book – by Gregory Zuckerman, a WSJ writer – also tells the story of the subprime crisis, or at least the Wall Street side of it. It is just as good as The Big Short. If you read both books, they reinforce … Continue reading

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